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    Jeff Ingram Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jul 19, 2006, 03:40 PM
    Basement floor drain
    I live in Colorado and wish to install a basement shower and use the existing floor drain in the basement to connect the shower basin drain to it. Is that OK to do? What problems might I encounter? How do I know if one exists? If none exists, what are the code requirements? The house was built in the 60's?
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    RickJ Posts: 7,762, Reputation: 864
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    Jul 20, 2006, 05:31 AM
    See this post by our resident Plumbing Expert:

    You'll see that the answer is yes and no. Yes, you can connect to it, but you still need to vent the shower drain.

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